The invitation has been stuck to your fridge for weeks. You’ve been looking forward to the event ever since you saw the invite in your mailbox. But you have a dilemma: what am I going to wear!? Many women have trouble picking the perfect outfit for the annual Fourth of July event that comes around every summer. It can be a daunting task finding a fashionable outfit that incorporates all colors signifying the good ol’ U S of A. Let’s be honest, it’s not every day that we find ourselves decked out in red, white, and blue. However, it most definitely can be done! Luckily, you can count on Ask Miss A to solve your dilemma and show you all the best looks so you walk into that party feeling (and looking) like a million bucks!
Look #1 Pool/Beach Party
A maxi dress, like this one from Free People, $198, is trendy, casual enough for this type of event, and loose so you’re not overwhelmed by the July heat. Add a white fedora like this one by Anthony Peto, $225, and you’ll fend off a sunburn and look fabulous.
Deck yourself out in blue and white stripes this Fourth of July with a halter bathing suit like this one from J. Crew, $110, and don’t forget a cover up tunic like this one from Tommy Bahama, $98, for when sun goes down.
Look #2 Wedding
Attending a wedding this Fourth of July? Show up in a clean cut blue dress like this Jewel Neck Sheath Dress by Anne Klein, $129, and you’ll be feeling both festive and fabulous!
If blue isn’t your color, try a red dress instead like this one by Refine Mint, $52.99. Complete your outfit with white or tan pumps.
If you’re in need of a festive bag to go with your ensemble, try something like this Alexander Wang Pochette, $235.
Look #3 Work Function
If your workplace is celebrating the holiday together this year, this outfit option is perfect for you. Pair some loose Ann Taylor Pleated Resort Shorts, $58, with a fitted top, some sandals, and a red statement necklace, like this House of Harlow 1960 Leather Station Necklace, $75.
Look #4 Date Night
Has Fourth of July turned into date night? Throw on this flirty, Backstage Red Peplum Top $110, paired with a pair of crisp, white skinny jeans, like these AG Stevie Ankle Sateen Jeans, $159, and wedges. You’ll be beaming with confidence and ready for anything the night throws at you.
If you’re date is a bit fancier, you’ll be white hot in a sleek dress like this Premiere Dress (Kate Hudson for Ann Taylor), $128.
Look #5 Barbecue
Get into the spirit with these Putney Simple Suede Point Shoes, $56, they’ll add just the right amount of color to your ensemble.
Classic denim shorts like these J. Crew Patina Wash $79.50, and a flowing, white tank like this T by Alexander Wang Silk Tank $139. A pair of Tumbled Leather Red Reva Tory Burch Flats $235, keeps the outfit casual but stylish.
Now you’re ready to celebrate the best holiday of the summer, so go enjoy those fireworks!